Manager Genomics Core Leuven

Wouter Bossuyt

Members Advisory Board

Prof. Joris Vermeesch (coordination)

Lab Laboratory for Cytogenetics and Genome Research
e-mail.

Prof. Gert Matthijs

Lab Laboratory for Molecular Diagnosis
e-mail.

Prof. Diether Lambrechts

Lab Laboratory of Translational Genetics
e-mail.

Prof. Stein Aerts

Lab Laboratory of Computational Biology
e-mail.

Prof. Jan Cools

Lab Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Leukemia
e-mail.


HISTORY

2007 Established as a joined initiative KU Leuven & UZ Leuven

in order to keep up with the NGS revolution

Started with Genotyping Platforms
2008 Roche GS-FLX 454
Research: Targeted gene panels, small genomes and transcriptome sequencing
Diagnostics: BRCA testing
2009 Titanium Upgrade Roche GS-FLX 454
2011 Illumina HiSeq2000
Research: whole exome sequencing, whole genome sequencing, RNA-seq expression profiling, miRNA sequencing, …
2012 Illumina HiSeq2500
Diagnostics: NIPT, targeted gene panels
2012 Illumina MiSeq
Research: RNA-seq expression profiling, miRNA sequencing, …
Diagnostics: BRCA testing, targeted gene panels
2013 Expiration date Roche GS-FLX 454
2013 PacBio RS II
Research: denovo sequencing small genomes, phasing long amplicons (10kb), full transcriptome sequencing
2013 BELAC-accredited breast cancer (BRCA) genetic test
2013 BELAC-accredited non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT)
2014 ABI Sanger sequencing possible
2017 Novaseq Adquisition
2019 GAP platform